Saturday, July 28, 2018

Celebration of Quilts : October 2018

The club's "Celebration of Quilts" show is held every 2 years and will be the weekend 6-7 October 2018 at Palmerston North Girls High School, 238 Fitzherbert Ave, Palmerston North.

Entry fee remains at $5 and under 14s are free when with an adult.
  • Open 10am-4pm daily
  • Members' quilts on display
  • Club quilt challenges "Once in a Blue Moon"
  • 6 x Vendors on site
  • Guest exhibitions 
  • Quilt and other raffles
  • Cafe on site
  • Ample free parking
UPDATED : Closing date for Entry Form to show quilts to be sent to RCQ by Friday 14th September
Quilts to be dropped at collection points by Friday 4pm 21st September

Awards this year:
  • Best of Show (sponsored by Fox's Cottage)
  • Best Traditional (includes whole cloth, crazy, partial applique, hand and/or machine pieced)
  • Best Contemporary/Modern (including those inspired by traditional block structures but reinterpreted using non-traditional layouts)
  • Best Applique (quilt to be predominantly appliqued)
  • Best Art Quilt (to be an original design made predominantly of fabric)
  • Best Pictorial (to be an original design and a representation of a person, place or thing)
  • Best Two-Person/Group Quilt (the entrant's top, commercially quilted by another)
  • Life Members' Choice Awards (awarded by our 6 life members to the quilt of their choice)
  • Viewers' Choice for the Challenge (sponsored by Village Books and Crafts)
  • Viewers' Choice for Exhibition (sponsored by Aimee's Homestead Quilts)

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